William E. McHenry, Ph.D. is the
Executive Director of the Mississippi eCenter at Jackson
State University. Prior to coming to the eCenter, he
served as Vice Chancellor for Academic and Student
Affairs for the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher
Education. He served as the Assistant Commissioner for
Academic Affairs for the Mississippi Institutions of
Higher Learning form 1997 to 2004. From 1990 to 1997, he
served as a program officer at the National Science
From 1977 to 1990, Dr. McHenry served as
a chemistry professor at Mississippi State University.
Dr. McHenry has published papers in scientific journals
and has a chapter on Keteneimines, in Patai, Ed., The
Chemistry of Ketenes, Allenes, and Related Compounds
as well as a chapter on mentoring in Diversity in
Higher Education: Mentoring and Diversity in Higher
Education. He also was awarded a patent for his
work with neurotoxic compounds.
Dr. McHenry was awarded the Outstanding
Researcher award by Mississippi State University in 1989
and the Outstanding Teaching award by the student
association at Mississippi in the same year.